|Kivalina Climate Change -- Groks Science Show 2013-10-30 - Charles Lee and Frank Ling|
Climate change often seems massive, yet remote. However, the impacts are being felt around the globe. On this program, Elizabeth Gaylynn Baker discussed the impact of climate change.
Keywords: science; climate change; groks
|Climate Adaptation -- Groks Science Show 2011-01-05 - Charles Lee and Frank Ling|
How should we cope to the threat of climate change? On this program, Professor John Hay discusses strategies for climate adaptation and the role of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC).
Keywords: science; climate change; IPCC; adaptation
|Polar Bears -- Groks Science Show 2011-03-23 - Charles Lee and Frank Ling|
Polar bears are iconic figures of the arctic. Yet, their habitat and existence is being threatened by ongoing changes to the global environment. On this program, Kieran Mulvaney discussed the life and future of the great white bear.
Keywords: science; technology; climate change; polar bears; arctic; Antarctic; groks
|10,000 Year Feast -- Groks Science Show 2013-12-25 - Charles Lee and Frank Ling|
Are current trends in food production and consumption sustainable? To understand the challenges that humanity faces, we look back at how past societies adapted to food shortages. On this program, Junko Habu discusses findings from the Jomon civilization from the perspective of cultural anthropology and its implications for global climate change.
Keywords: food, Jomon, sustainability, diversity, adaptation, climate change, starvation
|Climate Poker -- Groks Science Show 2012-10-10 - Charles Lee and Frank Ling|
Nature does not bluff but she also does not show her cards readily. That is at the root of the climate problem. On this program, Dr. Scott Barrett gives an overview of the international climate regime to reduce greenhouse gases and explains how uncertainty in climate predictions hamper negotiations.
Keywords: climate change; UNFCCC; uncertainty; prisoner's dilemma; collective action; game theory
|Canary in a Coal Mine -- Groks Science Show 2013-05-08 - Charles Lee and Frank Ling|
The natural disasters that small islands face are regarded as the canary in a coal mine on the issue of global climate change. Yet, progress towards international action moves at a glacial pace. On this program, John Hay discussed the importance small island countries and the respective roles of developed and developing countries.
Keywords: climate change; adaptation; small islands; resilience; uncertainty; IPCC; UNFCC